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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 2.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English Dark Ale. Brown Porter is an easy-going, approachable beer that balances hints of coffee and dark chocolate with a subtle hop bitterness.

Malts:
2-Row Pale Barley, Carapils, C-40, Dark Chocolate, Black

Hops:
Northern Brewer, Tettnanger

OG: 12


DTM's rating

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - NOV 5, 2013
Bottle from a local grocery store. Tasted a lot like a Newcastle to me. Light bodied beer, nutty and roasted malt flavor. Decent brew.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
5000 (6265) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 8, 2014
Bottle:   Moderate brown, somewhat light, sudsy white head, minor, little lacing.   Soft toasted malts, a little bready and perhaps nutty and/or biscuity.   Overall, too soft.   Similar on the tongue, almost watery.   Very pale breadiness, faint caramel, touch of nuttiness and biscuit.   Lighter than expected.   English Dark Ale?   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Finishes a little malty, bready, with faint caramel.   Too pedestrian.


2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
jdavidh (147) - California, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Color and aroma are weak for a porter. Flavor pretty decent though. Another that could benefit from more carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zgaier (1374) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - DEC 17, 2013
On tap at Pyramid Alehouse in Walnut Creek, CA. Pours brown with a beige head and light malty aroma. Taste is light, malty notes with caramel, bready and biscuit flavors with a short finish. Light, could use more flavor and strength

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jjgmd (1418) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - DEC 17, 2013
On tap at Pyramid Ale House, Walnut Creek, California, pours a dark brown pour with a thin barely noticeable head. Nose is sweet and malty. Taste is light, with a taste of cocoa, smooth and velvety. Drinks quite easily, and finishes on sweet creamy chocolate notes. Quaff Score 7 / 10

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bpreo (1550) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Brown Porter / English Brown Ale. Not the best beer by Pyramid or of the style.


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